The Community Development practice provides engineering services for master-planned residential communities across the state of Texas. A master-planned community has the power to change the landscape of a neighborhood. Our demonstrated ability to secure key stakeholder and public buy-in early in a project results in the fulfillment of aggressive deadlines and the reduction of external obstacles. Our clients include developers, builders, investors, and other community stakeholders who desire smart residential sites.
We balance the design of the physical infrastructure with the aesthetic to help our clients take a vision to reality; to enhance land use efficiencies; to balance environment with function; to incorporate sound green principles; and, to create the unique elements of a residential community that make a place a home.
Union Park is a 1,085-acre master planned community featuring a 35-acre park with open greenbelts and natural ponds. Future home to 3,200 single-family homes, the community boasts an amenity center, open air pavilion, resort-style pool, sports fields, pockets parks, and trails.
Over two decades working with Bridgestone MUD has garnered our team an innate understanding of how to solve some of their most challenging issues.
The project scope includes rehabilitation of the existing influent lift station piping and controls. The new wastewater plant project also includes new electrical service, a 600-kW diesel generator and 2,000 gallon fuel tank, and a new control building.
Bluejack is built on 755 acres in Montgomery, Texas just northwest of Houston. The private club, golf course, and residential community nestled in the pines hearkens back to the fishing camps and lodges of old, with all of the newest amenities.
Serving as the owner’s representative on this project, we did not have a playbook to refer to as we undertook the largest skatepark in the United States. The sheer size of the project was daunting and presented real challenges. Management and coordination of multiple contractors necessitated fulltime oversight, and maintaining schedule and budget on a project of such enormous scope was our key focus.
Within the confines of Harvest are 13 different governmental entities with varying jurisdictional powers. Managing that process along with executing a Hillwood project following their Live Smart Principles, created geopolitical barriers that had to be overcome to create a “win-win” for all involved.